Mandatory training requirements
Prior to the grant of an application for a liquor licence, all new applicants must complete an approved course of instruction in managing licensed premises and in the responsible service of alcohol (for instance Course in Management of Licensed Premises).
In addition, within four (4) weeks of commencing employment at the premises, or as otherwise determined by the licensing authority, any person who will be engaged in the sale, supply or service of liquor on proposed licensed premises will be required to successfully complete the nationally accredited Responsible Service of Alcohol unit of competency*. In order to demonstrate compliance with the training of staff, licensees will be required to maintain a register detailing each staff member’s name and date of training, and retain a copy of the relevant training certificate(s). For more details on the training requirements, refer to policy guideline Mandatory Training.
*For club and club restricted licensed premises staff can complete the Clubs WA Responsible Service of Alcohol - Club Industry Training or the nationally accredited Responsible Service of Alcohol unit to satisfy the madatory training requirement.